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In the News: Preserving Classic Films

"Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"

While most of ElderGadget articles revolve around technology that seniors might use to enhance their quality of life, we are going to switch up the routine with this post. A recent piece from Creative Cow Magazine explains how the Library of Congress preserves pre-digital age classic films and we couldn’t find the process any more intriguing.

Countless seniors have a special place in their cinematic hearts for timeless films like “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” and the “Maltese Falcon.” The fact that we can still watch these classics in a high quality format, 60 or so years after their original release speaks volumes of the preservation process. The Library of Congress’s goal is pretty darn noble. They want “to preserve America

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